Using the software Anybody Modeling System,a human static-standing musculoskeletal model based on inverse dynamics is presented. According to the environmental constraints of cockpit, the human body model is defined, especially the selection and design of the input parameters on muscles, bones, joints, drive, and other aspects. From the model, the design simulates the flight operations of the pilot during the plane is approaching and landing, especially the right arm pushing the push-pull rod. According to the principle of inverse dynamics, the muscle forces on the right arm will be researched to elect larger ones. And the paper focuses on muscle parametric analysis and design. On the basis of muscle metabolism which is the parameter to evaluate the muscle fatigue, the design is optimized to find where the least muscle fatigue is. Results show that metabolism can provide an experimental basis for the design layout of the cockpit instruments, operating device.


human factors human body dynamics numerical simulation AnyBody optimal design 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zheng Yang
    • 1
  • Yiyuan Zheng
    • 1
  • Shan Fu
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Aeronautics and AstronauticsShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina

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